Irish Election Literature

… what you maybe meant to keep…

Letter and article from Gerry Adams to Sinn Fein 2014 Local Elections Candidate December 29, 2016

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A Letter with an accompanying article from Gerry Adams to a Sinn Fein 2014 Local Elections Candidate. The article first appeared in Village magazine in 2005 and is on “Candidatitis”.
Many thanks to the sender



Litir um Thoghchán from Fidelma Healy Eames -Independent -Galway West #ge16 February 18, 2016

The Litir um Thoghchán from Fidelma Healy Eames who is running as an Independent in Galway West.
Many thanks to the sender


Labour Canvassers guide for the 2014 European and Local Elections January 7, 2016

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A canvassers guide provided for Labour canvassers during the 2014 Local and European Elections campaign. This one is also Kerry specific giving details of various things in Kerry that benefited from Labour being in Government.
Many thanks to the sender.



“Vote for Joe , The One You Know” -Joe Queenan – Fianna Fail -Ballymote Tubbercurry December 8, 2015

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From the 2014 Local Elections a newspaper ad for Joe Queenan who was running for Fianna Fail in Ballymote Tubbercurry. He polled 1,116 votes and held his seat. He has since resigned from Fianna Fail.


Letter to voters from Brian Mohan -Fianna Fail – North Inner City -2014 LE November 7, 2015

A letter to voters from Fianna Fail Local Area Representative Brian Mohan who ran in the North Inner City in the 2014 Local Elections. He had intended contesting the Fianna Fail Dublin Central selection convention until a directive from Fianna Fail to select only a female candidate meant he couldn’t contest the convention.



“Make Your Vote Matter Vote For The Hatter” leaflet from Michael ‘Madhatter’ Wright -Independent -Dungarvan Lismore -2014 Local Elections June 14, 2015

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“Make Your Vote Matter Vote For The Hatter” “Vote Madhatter” a leaflet from Independent candidate Michael Wright who was running in Dungarvan Lismore in the 2014 Local Elections. A popular local DJ he polled 392 votes and missed out on a seat.
Many thanks to the sender.



Drawings of Invention Designs from Noel Bennett – Independent – Ballyfermot Drimnagh -2014 Local Elections July 21, 2014

A very unusual piece of Election Ephemera here…. These designs along with a card and a handwritten note “Running in Local Election on Job Creation” were dropped in doors by Independent Noel Bennett who was running in Ballyfermot Drimnagh for a seat on Dublin City Council. He polled 102 votes.
Many thanks to the person who rescued this fairly unique Election Ephemera from a friends fireplace.





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